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Update: Shan State Earthquake

Irrawaddy is now putting the estimated death toll from Thursday night’s earthquake in the south eastern Shan State at 150

According to this article in Irrawaddy The hospital in Tachilek, Shan State is, “already filled to capacity, the hospital has been forced to leave many patients out in the open.”

According to local officials, around 700 people have filled the hospital and its compound, many of them suffering from life-threatening injuries.

In Mae Sai, Burmese officials were not allowing Thai and other foreign doctors to enter the country. Journalists have also been banned.

Earth Quake Damage in the Shan State
Earth Quake Damage in Shan State (From Irrawaddy)

More pictures can be seen here at and Irrawaddy

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  2. Note says:

    The Irrawaddy is now reporting the Junta are covering up the death toll which maybe as high as 200.

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